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You Belong to Me (1941)

Passed  -  Comedy | Romance  -  22 October 1941 (USA)
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On a ski trip, rich, idle Peter Kirk pursues and falls (literally) for Helen Hunt, M.D. After a courtship of hypochondria, she agrees to marry him on the condition that she continue to ... See full summary »

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Helen Hunt
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Peter Kirk
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Billings
Roger Clark ...
Frederick Vandemer
Ruth Donnelly ...
Emma
Melville Cooper ...
Moody
Ralph Peters ...
Joseph
Maude Eburne ...
Ella
Renie Riano ...
Minnie
Ellen Lowe ...
Eva
Mary Treen ...
Doris
Gordon Jones ...
Robert Andrews
Fritz Feld ...
Hotel Clerk
Paul Harvey ...
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On a ski trip, rich, idle Peter Kirk pursues and falls (literally) for Helen Hunt, M.D. After a courtship of hypochondria, she agrees to marry him on the condition that she continue to practice medicine. But will jealous Peter be able to reconcile himself to his wife's seeing male patients? Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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IT BELONGS HIGH UP IN THE LIST OF UPROARIOUS COMEDIES! (original poster - all cap) See more »

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22 October 1941 (USA)  »

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Wesley Ruggles' You Belong to Me  »

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The last filming pairing of Henry Fonda and Barbara Stanwyck. See more »

Quotes

Peter Kirk: This is a free country isn't it? Why should a few million dollars keep me from having the same opportunities as anyone else?
Marshall: What you said sounds right... but it must be wrong.
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Oddly obscure considering the leads
18 December 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Remarkably obscure comedy considering it stars Fonda and Barbara Stanwyck at their peaks. Even if it doesn't measure up to The Lady Eve or The Mad Miss Manton this is still a cute little comedy. Starts out charmingly with Henry at his sheepish befuddled best and Missy her usual take charge dame. It does flounder around about in the middle with Fonda acting like a stupid buffoon but comes back together at the end. While the two leads can carry a picture both on their own and together without breaking a sweat fortunately they don't have to here. They are ably abetted by Edgar Buchanan's folksy reliability, Ralph Peters as trusty butler Joseph and the under appreciated Ruth Donnelly as Dr. Stanwyck's wryly observing nurse. Both leads are at the peak of their attractiveness as well with Barbara looking particular beautiful with loose flowing hair and a smart wardrobe. Difficult to find but worth checking out if you can.


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